If you missed the show this morning, that's okay! Here's our Weather Trivia question from this morning's edition of Daybreak.
__________ are the biggest hazard to beach goers. They can develop due to strong onshore winds in sandbars or near piers.
a.) high tides
b.) rip currents
c.) low tides
If you guessed b.) rip currents, then you are correct! According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association an estimated 100 people per year are killed because of rip tides.
For more information about rip tides and what you can do should you find yourself stuck in one, visit the NOAA website at: http://www.ripcurrents.noaa.gov